candidates on the stump, the messaging, the strategy, who would you rather be? >> who would you rather be? >> i think i, quit frankly, think the romney campaign, even despite the pause with sandy, and that took a lot of momentum that karl rove noted in his piece today, i think the romney campaign has done an expert job of keeping themselves in game against a formidable political machine that the president has particularly coming off that first debate and really keeping this thing to the wire. we're down now, ed, to two states. >> we are. >> of possibly calling this election. virginia and ohio. >> but, michael, in closing here, you think that the romney camp has done a heck of a job keeping themselves in the campaign with all that money that they've had out there? come on, now. there's no question that the country knew it was going to come down to the final hours of people making a decision, so much money, so much intensity, we're a divided country. i just think that when you look at ohio, what is dogging mitt romney right now is the way he has handled this automobile industry.